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Posted by normaphillips on 13th Oct 15 Posted by
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Family Matters

I have enjoyed many happy years as a member of an amateur musical theatre company and hope to enjoy many more. I have been lucky enough to be able to help on the business side as well as performing, and from the start I felt as if I had become part of a large family. Members of the Company and Committee included generations of the same families, having grown up together, united by a love of musical theatre. It is still the same today, and some of our younger members have progressed to the professional stage. This has made us all very proud that we have played a part in their development into West End performers.

Posted by kaleidoscope on 07th Oct 15 Posted by
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Acting Up

You are never too old to start Acting Up!

Posted by Jane on 02nd Oct 15 Posted by
On 05th Oct 15 Event Dates
Shakespeare, Training Tags

The University of Warwick and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust have teamed up to provide a free course exploring Shakespeare, his works and the world he lived in.

Posted by Jane on 28th Sep 15 Posted by
Classifieds, Scripts Tags

One-act and full length plays from Bev Clark

Posted by Hand in Hand Theatre on 24th Sep 15 Posted by
Scripts, Shakespeare Tags
Shakespeare Continues

After their RSC Open stages success with The Winter’s Tale Hand in Hand Theatre performed at both the regional showcase at Contact Theatre Manchester and then the national showcase at RSC Stratford this summer. They will contribute their third and final production to the open stages project next April with R.I.P. Mr Shakespeare a one-act festival play which will be devised and then a script written by director Bev Clark. Bev wrote and directed their first open stages production in 2012 – After the Dream – a modern sequel to …

Posted by Jane on 22nd Sep 15 Posted by
On 04th Oct 15 Event Dates
Articles, Books, Classifieds, Lighting Tags
Book Launch – Stage Lighting – The Technicians Guide (2nd edition)

The 2nd edition of Stage Lighting – The Technicians Guide is now available

Posted by nicci hopson on 18th Sep 15 Posted by
From 24th Sep 15 to 26th Sep 15 Event Dates
Musicals, Productions, South East, Youth Tags

Ariel Drama Academy based in West Sussex are performing Oliver!

Posted by RachyUK on 16th Sep 15 Posted by
From 24th Oct 15 to 25th Oct 15 Event Dates
Musicals, Productions, South East, Youth Tags
Into The Woods

Limelight (Youth division of Basingstoke Amateur Operatic Society) based in Hampshire are performing Into The Woods

Posted by Tony Crimlisk on 14th Sep 15 Posted by
From 10th Dec 15 to 12th Dec 15 Event Dates
North West, Productions Tags
Bob Cratchitt – Retired

Aughton and Ormskirk U3A’s Musical Theatre Group based in Lancashire are performing Bob Cratchitt – Retired

Posted by Jane on 10th Sep 15 Posted by
Scotland, Youth Tags
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